‘Lifers’ Are Waiting Longer For Parole, Study Finds

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A new report from The Sentencing Project documents a growing wait for parole among eligible inmates serving life terms, citing factors producing longer prison terms for this population. The findings draw on data from 31 states and the federal government. The report says that a variety of policy choices and practices at the state and federal levels have caused recently paroled lifers to . . .

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